Dr. Ray Oyakawa, MD

Dr. Ray Oyakawa, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Ray Oyakawa, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4201 Torrance Blvd

Torrance, CA 90503

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Oyakawa " Commitment to safety, quality and personalized attention for your vision correction needs. We take pride in combining the latest in vision correction technology with old-world one-on-one patient care. Dr. Oyakawa is involved in every step of the pre-op and post-op Laser eye surgery process. He is available after hours for any problems or questions. An Experienced and trusted ophthalmic surgeon with over 1,700 LASIK surgeries and 12,000 ophthalmic surgeries performed. His trained at the Wilmer Institute of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and University and the Bascom Palmer Institute of the University of Miami. They are the number one and two ophthalmic training programs in the world."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Los Angeles Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Palmer Eye Institute University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oyakawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oyakawa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oyakawa to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Oyakawa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Oyakawa seems very competent however my mom has dementia and he had very little patience with her asking the same questions. He got very irritated and yelled at my mom! Fortunately she does not remember. She has been coming to him for many years but will be going elsewhere to be treated for her...more
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Staff, especially office manager Ann, is rude and uncaring. I was blamed for my meds not in their computer system. I am the patient! I gave typed list of meds to staff and when they failed to input it, the doctor blamed me and swore his staff would not make such an error.Could not believe his...more
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